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Vietnam / Fighting / Counter-Offensive #202676

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 1969
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(Studio) United States conts. sweep near Saigon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Michelin Plantation, South Vietnam) American military combines 10,000 troops to protect Saigon from offensive. Operation Atlas Wedge ctrs. around plantation. Counter-offensive may cause escalation.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Saigon, South Vietnam) [Lieutenant General W.T. CURWIN, JR. - says operation doesn't represent escalation.]
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(South Vietnam) Soldiers hold services in memory of dead buddies.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Threlkeld, Richard

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